Snohomish County is getting a second elite adult men’s soccer team.
Everett Jets FC has been accepted into the Evergreen Premier League and will begin play in the 2020 season. The Jets become the 12th team in a league that includes teams from throughout Washington.
The Jets will be comprised primarily of current and former college players, with tryouts scheduled for late March. The team is coached by Vasco Rubio and Teddy Mitalas and will play its home games at Everett Memorial Stadium. The season runs from May through July.
The Jets join the Snohomish County FC Steelheads as elite adult men’s soccer teams in the county. The Steelheads are based out of Lakewood High School and won the 2019 Western Washington Premier League in their debut season.
For more information on the Jets, visit the team’s website.
EvCC’s Hezekiah wins NWAC weekly award
Everett Community College’s Hannah Hezekiah was named the Northwest Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for Jan. 13-19. Hezekiah, a sophomore forward and graduate of Mariner High School, scored 41 points to go along with eight rebounds and six steals in an 84-75 overtime loss at Edmonds on Jan. 18. For the season, the reigning North Region MVP is averaging 17.6 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.1 assists per contests for a Trojans team that is 3-2 in region play and 11-9 overall.
Edmonds youth basketball team takes title
The Edmonds-Woodway Warrior seventh grade feeder boys basketball team claimed the championship of its division of the MLK Tournament held Jan. 18-19 in Bellingham. Edmonds-Woodway defeated Everett 53-44 in the championship game.
The team is comprised of Kaiden Davies, Ty Davis, Bergen Whitelaw, KJ Chappell, Will Perenchio, Josh Akiyama, Charlie Quintans, Caden Rigor, Luke Boland and Boden Chapek. It is coached by Mark Davis and Isaac Chappell.
Women’s football open workouts
The Seattle WFA Spartans, an adult women’s football team that is based out of Goddard Stadium in Everett, is holding open workouts at 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Arena Sports Mill Creek and at 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday at Voyager Middle School in Everett. The Spartans, formerly the Everett Reign, play in the Women’s Football Alliance. The season runs through April and May.
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